Category Archives: Biblical Prophecy

Isaiah’s Amazing Cyrus Prophecy — The One True God Against “the gods”

Sometime around the year 700 BC, the prophet Isaiah gave an amazing prophecy, in which he stated that God would use someone named Cyrus to deliver His people from captivity.  This was fulfilled in 536 BC, perhaps 150-160 years later, … Continue reading

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Isaiah’s Amazing Cyrus Prophecy — “The Hidden Treasures”

I’ve been writing on Isaiah’s prophecy of Cyrus the Great, the Persian emperor who God used to restore the Jews to the Promised Land.  In Isaiah chapters 40-48, there are a series of prophecies which would not have been understood … Continue reading

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Isaiah’s Amazing Cyrus Prophecy — “A Ravenous Bird from the East”

I’ve been writing on Isaiah’s prophecy of Cyrus the Great, the Persian emperor who God used to restore the Jews to the Promised Land.  In Isaiah chapters 40-48, there are a series of prophecies which would not have been understood … Continue reading

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Isaiah’s Amazing Cyrus Prophecy — “The Gates Shall Not Be Shut”

In Isaiah 44-45, written around 700 BC, Isaiah the prophet, writing as he was moved by the Holy Spirit (II Peter 1:21), named the Persian emperor who would come to power and conquer Babylon more than 150 years later.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Isaiah’s Amazing Cyrus Prophecy — The Context in Isaiah

In Isaiah 39, written around 700 BC, King Hezekiah of Judah was told that his people and his sons would go into captivity in Babylon.  Beginning in Isaiah 40, Isaiah prophesies the deliverance from that captivity, a prophecy fulfilled around … Continue reading

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Isaiah’s Amazing Cyrus Prophecy — Cyrus Named

Many Christians are familiar with Isaiah’s prophecy, written around 700 BC, which describes and names Cyrus the Great, the Persian emperor who would come to the throne 140 years later.  There was more to this prophecy than just the name, … Continue reading

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“Thankful the Future is Veiled”

Years ago, as a boy, I remember watching a really, really dumb television show in which, through “magic,” a man came into possession of the next day’s newspaper.  He took advantage of it to go to the horse races and … Continue reading

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